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Roger Tsien
Tsien in 2008
BornRoger Yonchien Tsien (錢永健)
(1952-02-01)February 1, 1952
New York, New York, U.S.
DiedAugust 24, 2016(2016-08-24) (aged 64)
Eugene, Oregon, U.S.[1]
ResidenceSan Diego, California
CitizenshipUnited States
NationalityAmerican
FieldsBiochemistry
Institutions
Alma mater
Doctoral advisorRichard Adrian
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Notable awards
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Tsien.
Roger Y. Tsien
Traditional Chinese 錢永健
Simplified Chinese 钱永健
This person won a Nobel Prize
Roger Yonchien Tsien (simplified Chinese: 钱永健; traditional Chinese: 錢永健; pinyin: Qián Yǒngjiàn; February 1, 1952 – August 24, 2016) was a Chinese-American biochemist. He was a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of California, San Diego.[7] He was awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein with organic chemist Osamu Shimomura and neurobiologist Martin Chalfie.[8][9][10]

References

  1. "Roger Y. Tsien, chemist shared Nobel for tool to research Alzheimer's, dies at 64". The Washington Post. 31 August 2016. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/roger-y-tsien-chemist-shared-nobel-for-tool-to-research-alzheimers-dies-at-64/2016/08/31/90ca6de8-6fc9-11e6-8533-6b0b0ded0253_story.html. 
  2. Tsien, Roger Y. (1998). "The Green Fluorescent Protein". Annual Review of Biochemistry (Annual Reviews) 67 (1): 509–544. doi:10.1146/annurev.biochem.67.1.509 . PMID 9759496 . http://arjournals.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev.biochem.67.1.509. 
  3. Anon (2006). "Professor Roger Tsien ForMemRS". London: Royal Society. https://royalsociety.org/people/roger-tsien-12438/.  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the royalsociety.org website where:

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    All text published under the heading 'Biography' on Fellow profile pages is available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License." --"Royal Society Terms, conditions and policies". https://royalsociety.org/about-us/terms-conditions-policies/. 
  4. "The Wolf Prize in Medicine in 2004 (detail)". http://www.wolffund.org.il/index.php?dir=site&page=winners&cs=445&language=eng. 
  5. Anon (2016). "Roger Tsien EMBO Profile". Heidelberg: European Molecular Biology Organization. http://people.embo.org/profile/roger-y-tsien. 
  6. "钱永健研水母发光盼助治癌 (Tsien hopes jellyfish fluorescence research can help cancer therapy)" (in zh). Lianhe Zaobao. October 3, 2008. http://www.zaobao.com/special/newspapers/2008/10/hongkong081003b.shtml. .
  7. "Roger Tsien at UCSD Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry" (Official web page). UCSD. 2008. http://www-chem.ucsd.edu/research/profile.cfm?cid=C01821. 
  8. "2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry Laureates" (Official web page). The Nobel Foundation. October 8, 2008. http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2008/index.html. 
  9. Tsien Nobel Prize lecture
  10. Tsien, Roger Y. (2010). "The 2009 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting: Roger Y. Tsien, Chemistry 2008". Journal of Visualized Experiments (35). doi:10.3791/1575 . ISSN 1940-087X . PMC 3152217 . PMID 20072108 .  open access publication – free to read